Tackling Youth Crime - Supporting Families in Crisis

10 Pages Posted: 15 Jun 2012

Date Written: 2002


The author explores the precise nature of the relationship between parenting and delinquency and then the links between economic deprivation and youth crime in order to challenge a recent proposal to reduce child benefit provision in families where children persist ill offending and where the parents appear not to be taking steps to prevent such behaviour.

Keywords: child law, family law, parenting, delinquency, economic deprivation, youth crime, child benefits

Suggested Citation

Arthur, Raymond, Tackling Youth Crime - Supporting Families in Crisis (2002). Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 401-410, 2002, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2084810

Raymond Arthur (Contact Author)

University of Northumbria ( email )

Pandon Building
208, City Campus East-1
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Newcastle NE1 8ST
United Kingdom

HOME PAGE: http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/sd/academic/law/staff/raymondarthur

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